Madrid in the Rain

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It may be not be very likely, but there’s always a chance you will wake up to grey skies during your visit. Don’t let that get you down, though, because there are all kinds of fun things to do in Madrid indoors when the heavens open.

Iconic artisan shop in Puerta del Sol specialising in fans and umbrellas.

One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor.

This cultural space offers cutting-edge programming and one of the best views of Madrid.

The Art Walk has a surprise for the visitor: a tropical garden in a train station.

One of the world’s leading art galleries with works by Velázquez, Goya, El Greco, Titian, Rubens and Hieronymus Bosch.

The Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum takes you on a incredible journey through seven centuries of European painting.

The Reina Sofia Museum, boasting one of the finest collections of contemporary art, displays works by Picasso and Dali.

This 19th Century Neo-Classical building houses one of the world's most important antique collections.

A museum which promotes the perception of science and the richness of our natural heritage.

Housed in former San Fernando Hospital by architect Pedro Ribera, the museum contains a scale model of the city in 1830.

Enjoy a new gastronomic experience in the heart of Madrid.

At Madrid’s Wax Museum you can see people of all types from every historical period.

Where Calle Alcalá and Gran Vía meet, there stands this monumental building, offering one of the finest views of Madrid.

This extraordinary cultural centre gives its name to the Conde Duque tourist area.

This store, located in the heart of the Gran Vía, is the Irish brand’s flagship in our country.

A former station converted into a shopping mall and leisure complex.

This arcaded square located in the historical centre of the city is the heart of Hapsburg Madrid.

Get behind the scenes of Real Madrid, explore the club's fascinating museum and step into the players' changing rooms!

The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

A new dining space in the Salamanca District.

Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

Past, present and future come together in one of the most outstanding buildings in the Sol / Gran Vía area.

A luxury shopping centre in the heart of Madrid's financial district.

One of Spain's oldest shopping centres but one which maintains a young outlook.

An old chocolate café that’s part of Madrid’s traditional history and open every single day of the year.

A witness of the history of Madrid, the Teatro Español has been holding theater shows since the 16th century.

All types of Flamenco and the best tapas, plus puppets, storytellers and innovative theatre.

A meeting place for fans of flamenco music in the area of Madrid Río.

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From one of the largest Royal Palaces in Europe to Real Madrid's stadium, discover the city's most popular sights and attractions.

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Gourmet Markets
  • One of the most emblematic traditional markets of Madrid converted into a gourmet paradise, close to the Plaza Mayor.

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  • The most sophisticated face of gastronomy is found in this modern market in Chueca.

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  • A new dining space in the Salamanca District.

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  • Tradition and innovation in a street market designed to showcase the most select gastronomy.

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  • Enjoy a new gastronomic experience in the heart of Madrid.

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  • El Corte Inglés has opened a seven-star Gourmet Experience right in the heart of Madrid's Golden Mile, at its Serrano 52 store.

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